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Sep 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
-tokyo sentiment in a decade. nato short -- sharpens after the sharp rise in attacks by afghan colleagues. is it the failure of nato policy? it is midday in london, 7:00 in beijing in the evening, 1:00 in the afternoon in france, where a french court has ordered the magazine to hand over topless photos of the duchess of cambridge. the magazine, of course, had already published the photos. the publication was told to cease immediately in publishing the images. hugh, from paris. round one to the duke and duchess of cambridge? >> definitely and predictably. this civil court has found in favor of the royal couple and issued an emergency injunction banning the magazine from any further publication of these intimate photographs. the case was argued yesterday in court, putting their points of view of, saying that the judges filed their decision and it is as, one of the predicted, in favor of the royal couple, meaning that the magazine cannot republish the photographs and they must withdraw them, the traces that there are, from the internet. it does not mean that the magazine itself will be pulle
Sep 18, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. it romney gets grilled. nato announces it is scaling back missions with afghan security forces after number of deadly attacks. how much will really change underground's? and, rediscovering the music of -- now his songs are sounding the right and notes. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. 49 days to go until the election, tonight a secret videotape can of mitt romney is the talk of the campaign trail. romney is heard as dismissing 47% of americans as government dependent. who see themselves as victims. he said his comments were not an elegantly stated. what is the fallout? >> mitt romney does not need headlines like this 49 days before america votes. his latest problem is "mother jones" publishing a video of a dinner with trichet supporters. he suggests almost half of all americans are scrounge is. >> 47% who voted for the president are dependent and believe their victims who believe they are entitled to health care, food, and housing. you name it. they will vote for this president a matter what. >> he also says peace in the middle east is unthinkable because pales
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
. breaking news from afghanistan. jummy olabanji has details. >> nato confirms two service members were killed this morning during an insurgent attacks in afghanistan. the two troops were members of the international military coalition. we of not received any details about them. nato says they were attacked by militants in the eastern section of afghanistan. nato has not released the nationalities of the two soldiers killed. 285 nato service members have been killed in that country this year. back to you. >> thank you. the race for the white house later today both candidates will campaign in the battleground state of ohio. recent polls show president obama holds a lead over romney in the tri-state. both are scheduled to campaign tomorrow in virginia. the president will be in virginia beach while romney will hold a rally in springfield. in business news, bank of america is dealing with foreclosed homes, and more americans are feeling secure. more from linda bell. >> stock-index futures indicating open. little changed. 43% of americans see themselves as better off now compared with 33% wh
Sep 16, 2012 1:00pm PDT
troops were killed this morning when an afghan police officer opened fire on nato troops at a check point in a southern province there. this, of course, coming one day after another suspected insider attack. also, two u.s. marines were killed friday at the british airfield in southwestern afghanistan. the insurgents involved in friday's attack wore u.s. army uniforms and suicide vests, indicating an elaborated, coordinated attack. >> reporter: good evening there, craig. it was a very deadly weekend here in afghanistan. both nato service members as well as civilian lives lost today. there was also a nato air strike that killed eight afghan women as they were trying to gather wood for the coming winter. they were mistaken for insurgent fighters. the nato called in an air strike killing them. they've apologized for the incident, but obviously president karzai is upset here. also a deadly weekend when it comes to nato service members. two members were killed on friday during an elaborate attack when the taliban were able to breach the perimeter of the air base. it's stunning that the taliban,
Sep 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, which are not reached by the central government security forces. nato officials say that training programs for afghan soldiers and the national police have not been halted. >>> another incident in afghanistan is highlighting the abuse of power by the militia. a local group trained by the afghan government and nato to combat the tell ban has assaulted civilians. at least eight people were killed and some hurt on sunday when a local militia group launched an attack of the northern prove. according to reuters, the group blamed victims who were sheltering the taliban. >>> outbreaks of violence and crumbs among local militia trained by international forces are raising concerns about security of civilians following the complete withdraw of u.s. and nato troops from afghanistan planned in 2014. the economy of bangladesh is booming as is the demand for higher education in the country. student in rural areas often have to give up their dreams of going to college, but an innovative effort is helping such disadvantaged students. nhk reports. >> the number of bangladesh student hoping to adva
Sep 16, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of nato soldiers killed by their afghan partners this year. last year insider attacks accounted for 6% of nato deaths. this year, it is 14%. >> in the eastern part 6 of afghanistan a nato air strike killed at least 8 civilians. the number of afghans collecting wood in a remote valley when the strike hit prompting anti-u.s. protests. while acknowledging the civilian deaths nato claims that a large number of insurgents were also killed in that attack. in campaign 2012 mitt romney is addressing the hispanic chamber of commerce in los angeles tomorrow it while romney is polling far behind the president, among hispanics that does not mean the republican nominee is without support. here's karen brown. >> reporter: carlos galvan has seen his customers buying habits change. >> if they came in twice a week for groceries, now they are coming in once a week. there are days where sales are pretty flat. >> reporter: galvan's family immigrated from mexico in 1961 and opened amapola deli outside of los angeles. it's now a chain of three supermarkets. >> it's been, you know, the american success stor
Sep 10, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to show they can their commitment to have a hand over, but look. with thousands of u.s. and nato forces still in the country, the defacto part it -- power is still with the coalition. what's more important is that hundreds of recently rounded up suspected insurgents are in the hands of the united states. there is still a fundamental dispute between u.s. commanders and the afghan government over what sort of process the afghans will use to continue to detain inmates and how they're going to try to adjudicate the release of some of them. afghanistan does not have on its books any sort of laws to indefinitely detained people for security violations. will they seek to put some of them on trial and release others? >> it is symptomatic of the real breakdown in trust between washington and the afghan authorities in the run-up to this handover. >> what is particularly striking about today's event is that senior nato commanders did not show up. general allan, the american and passenger, none of them were there. it was left to a junior ranking officer to take the american position on the dais. >>
Sep 16, 2012 4:00pm PDT
that afghan forces have turned their weapons on nato troops and killed them. >>> we learn more today about one of those deadly attacks on friday. nato sources say the attacker who's stormed the joint u.s. and british space were wearing american military uniforms. that is a tactic that militants very rarely use. two u.s. marines were killed, and several harrier jets were destroyed. all but one attackers were killed. it happened at the base where prince harry is deployed. >>> pakistani police used water canons to push back protesters today at the u.s. consulate in caracchi, hundreds gathered in protest of an antihis you islamic film made in the u.s. and demonstrators threw rocks as officers fired shots in the air. so proes ters were injured, but the building not damaged. >>> iran had special forces acts as advisors in war-torn syria. iran has been giving advice to assad's government for some time. but has no force there now. >>> explosions shook suburbs of damascus today. opposition forces report 155 killed across the country. >>> pope benedict xvi led an open air mass that drew thousands in be
Sep 17, 2012 1:00am PDT
police uniform. it is the third time in three days that afghan forces have turned their weapons on nato troops and killed them. we'll have the latest from afghanistan in just a moment. >>> this is karachi, pakistan, police pushing protesters away from the american consulate, they are furious about that film, made in the u.s., that muslims say makes fun of their religion. the same anger sparked a violent protest in libya that resulted into the deaths of a u.s. ambassador and three others. u.s. officials are still trying to determine if the libya attack was complex and preplanned or spontaneous. a senior u.s. senator says there's no doubt in his mind. >> most people don't bring rocket-propelled grenades and heavy weapons to a demonstration. that was an act of terror. >> susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations told reporters she believes a rocket attack in benghazi was a spur of the moment act, carried out by extremisextremists. >>> explosions shook the suburbs of damascus today. opposition groups report that 167 people were killed across the country. >>> three straight days,
Sep 18, 2012 10:00am PDT
to this. apparently nato here in afghanistan decided to suspend joint -- most joint u.s./afghan operations in the country for fear of coalition partners lives. they say it has to it with the insider attacks we've been seeing, when afghan forces turn on their coalition partners, together with this anti-islamic movie that's been released that has caused outrage among some in the muslim world. they feel because of this movie, more afghan soldiers and police officers may turn their weapons on to american and nato soldiers. this is why they say they've suspended most of these operations. they do say it's a temporary suspension, but no matter how you look at it, this is very drastic and dramatic because nato's mission and motto has been here, shoulder to shoulder, afghans and americans and nato forces fighting together, preparing for the end of the war, and more that two years time, but obviously this shows a big lack of trust between the afghans and the nato forces in afghanistan. andrea? >> thanks so much, atia abawi. joining me former undersecretary of state for political affairs, nicolas bur
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Sep 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT
disguised as our friend with deadly consequences. >> assassin . it is happening again. nato troops gunned down by a terrorist wearing an afghan police uniform . that follows the deadly ambush on our premiere base. with new word the is one of the famous people in uniform . . also our military and the fbi now on the hunt in libya for the killers of four americans who died in our consulate. and praising the death. and insighting others to go after u.s. facilities and our journalist on the ground as we witness the latest effort to protect americans under threat. >> americans under attack overseas in afghanistan. the nato forces confirming a man dressed as an afghan police officer shot and killed two nato police officers. >> the green on blue attacks are so common. our fighters had to stop training their afghan counter parts. all of this on another attack in afghanistan. we first told you about a braisep assault by the that took the lives of two u.s. marines. it happened in camp leathernect which our forces share with forces. u.s. marines and fbi on the move in libya to hun down the killer who
Sep 16, 2012 3:30pm PDT
police. in all, eight troops have died, including six americans. the number of american and nato troops killed this year by afghan security forces has climbed to 51. tonight the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, general martin dempsey, is calling the so-called blue on green attacks a serious threat to the war effort. our team has it all covered. we begin in kabul with nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel. richard. >> reporter: good evening, lester. how do you fight a war when your supposed allies are attacking you? these attacks are vicious. they are hard to defend against. today the chairman of the joint chiefs said something has to change. afghan security forces turned their guns on u.s. and nato troops yet again. today it was in zabul near the pakistani border at a remote observation post where u.s. and afghan troops work in close quarters. afghan police killed four american soldiers stationed there to help train and mentor them. five afghan police then escaped. yesterday afghan police shot two british troops as they were in the midst of treating a wounded man. >> cer
Sep 16, 2012 9:00am EDT
of the workweek forecast. >> more breaking news now out of afghanistan, just a few hours ago, a nato air strike killed eight women and injured seven others, nato was targeting a group of insurgents, they said there was no civilian depths, and nato offered their con doll lances. four nato soldiers were killed in what appears to be another insider attack. they told the nbc 4 news it was americans. they were trying to stop an attack on a police check point. >> this morning, the state department has issued travel warnings for americans abroad. americans in tunisia, sudan, and yemen are being told to leave those countries because of the on going riots and protests. they have identified least 50 suspects in the deadly attack. he told nbc news that foreigners were involved and helped plan the attack that killed four americans including the ambassador to libya. >> i have no doubt. >> it's a preplanned attack. >> libya's president say police have arrested four people. >> violent protests are not defined to the middle east and africa. this is video from sydney where hundreds of people storms the u.s. con
Sep 18, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. nato led forces have abandoned a centerpiece of the exit strategy from afghanistan at least for now. the afghan colleagues are militants dressed in afghan uniforms have killed 51 foreign soldier this is year. nato forces are halting joint patrols. >> reporter: the international forces announced on tuesday a major reduction in joint training and mentoring with afghan forces. operations with small and medium-sized units will basically be stopped. although they may be approved on a case by case basis. on the operations of more than 650 soldiers will continue. the afghan defense ministry said earlier this month that hundreds of afghan troops are being dismissed or taken into custody as it steps up efforts to counter insider attacks. commander of the nato led international force insists afghan troofs ability to maintain security has been improving, but there are now concerns that reducing joint operations will limit their ability to counter terrorist threats in the future. >>> a suicide bombing in kabul may have targeted foreigners. at least 12 died in the attack on tuesday. local media
Sep 15, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: good evening, lester. nato says the service members killed were victims of another insider attack. a local policeman returning from a security operation turned his gun on them, killing two and wounding three others. also in helmand last night 20 taliban insurgents breached the perimeter of camp bastien, one of the largest nato bases in the country. also home to the u.s. marine base camp leatherneck. using small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades they killed two u.s. marines, injuring several others. they also released this video, claiming to show the aftermath of the attack. the taliban said they attacked the base to avenge the anti-islamic movie that's outraged the muslim world. they chose that base because they heard that's where prince harry was based. today nato says that the prince was in no danger and britain said it doesn't plan to cut short his deployment to afghanistan. today happens to be prince harry's 28th birthday. lester? >> atia abawi in our kabul bureau tonight. >>> the outburst of violence this week across the middle east has the white house dealing with an i
Sep 17, 2012 4:00am PDT
at a checkpoint by afghan police. this year more than 50 nato service members mostly americans have been killed by afghan security officers. this morning in tokyo, leon panetta said he was concerned about the attack but the risks are part of war. >> we'll not lose sight of the fundamental mission here, which is to continue to proceed to assure a peaceful transition to afghan security and governance. >> reporter: on friday two u.s. marines were killed during an attack on a british air base in southern afghanistan. nato has apologized for an air strike that killed eight women and girls. they were gathering firewood in a remote area. nato planes attacked and were after insurgents. >>> pope benedict left libya yesterday calling for peace and urging an end to the violence. >>> during a campaign visit to ohio, president obama is expected to announce a new trade enforcement case against china. the -- the u.s. says u.s. manufacturers are at a disadvantage. between 2001 and 2010 jobs in the u.s. auto parts sector dropped by about half while imports of auto parts from china have increased seven times. oh
Sep 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
violence overseas. nato says a member of the afghan local police turned his weapons on international forces killing two u.s. service members. a maryland national guard unit charged with training police in afghanistan and arrived home today. george joins us with more. >> more than 40 members of the maryland national guard came home to a ceremony here in hunt valley. they were assigned to the international assistance force in afghanistan. they helped to train the afghan army and police to fight the taliban on their own. there are mixed emotions as they learned of the shooting of a nato service member, allegedly and hands of an afghan trainee. it speaks to the difficulty of their mission. >> we have solid leadership. i am confident all the counter measures have been put in place and we will continue to do what is right for the soldiers performing the mission. >> i have four children. he is the first i did not get to see born. the sacrifice we do, it pays off. we come home. it is a good feeling. >> these men and women spent a year and afghanistan. they deployed on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 l
Sep 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
insurgents use -- wearing u.s. army uniforms. this was inside one of the largest nato bases in afghanistan. the bbc has had exclusive access to camp bastion to talk to soldiers involved in the attack. quentin somerville reports. >> this is a replacement for aircraft destroyed by the taliban just over one week ago. this was the scene of a fierce battle between the insurgents and american and british troops. taliban fighters breached the perimeter just a short distance away and attack from two positions. they quickly moved here, to where they were firing rocket- propelled grenades. in a short space of time they destroyed six harrier jets and seriously damaged two. it is the single biggest loss of american air power since vietnam. the taliban claimed that this video shows the insurgents in training. the attack bears the hallmark of the talks on the network -- hakkani network. the attack from inside the base came as a complete surprise. >> they actually exploited that base. >> two of the heavily armed vehicles were left disabled. attack helicopters were called in as well. the prince was taken
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Sep 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
out of afghanistan right now, on a wave of deadly attacks on western targets overseas. an n.a.t.o. spokesman saying a man dressed in an afghan police uniform killed two soldiers in southern afghanistan, other n.a.t.o. service members returning fire, killing the attacker. we don't yet know the identity of the victims or whether or not they're american. nearly 50 n.a.t.o. personnel have been killed in similar insider attacks this year and we're seeing some amateur video of another deadly attack in afghanistan. the taliban claiming responsibility for killing two u.s. marines on a british base. n.a.t.o. spokes american. nearly 20 heavily armed security forces, in camp bagsion. near camp leather neck which houses our u.s. marines. i'm jamie colby. all the breaking news, now back to bulls and bears, stay with us. >> brenda: i unhappy anniversary four years ago today. house of cards fallen in, pushing for the biggest bailout in our financial history. and fast forward today and fed chief ben bernanke pushing through a new stimulus rescue plan and toby says he's set us up for the next fina
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Sep 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. defenseless against a murderer in disguise. assassins. dressed as allies. it is happening again. nato troops gunned down by a terrorist wearing an afghan police uniform are. the latest green on blue attack follows that deadly ambush on our premier u.s. marine base. with new word now directly from the taliban their target is one of the most famous people in uniform. >> also, our military and the fbi now on the hunt in libya for the killers of those four americans who died in our consultate. tonight, al-qaeda praising the death of u.s. ambassador are chris stevens and in citing others to go after troops. we witness the latest efforts to protect americans under threat. >> we begin with a fox you bent. urgent. brand new details on the surprise attack in afghanistan that killed two u.s. marines yesterday. here is what is key. and you will notice the trend here. we are now learning about 15 taliban insurgents stormed that base wearing u.s. army uniforms. at the post our marines share with the british forces. the international security assistance forces telling us the ambush was well equipped, well
Sep 17, 2012 2:30am PDT
of nato air strikes early yesterday that killed at least eight female civilians. nbc is live in kabul this morning. atia, what is the very latest on all that's going on there? >> reporter: good morning, willie. today we saw our first violent protest when it came to that anti-islamic movie. they've ended fairly peacefully throughout the country, but today outside the capital of kabul, several hundreds of protesters were trying to make their way into the city. they were in an area where nato bases are located as well as private western security companies. they were throwing stones. they had weapons. they set two police cars ablaze. they were even throwing stones at the police officers themselves. so obviously, this is a very angry crowd. there are riot police waiting outside of the u.s. embassy here just in case they can make it that far. but obviously, this has been a deadly weekend otherwise when it even goes beyond just the protests. the taliban also using this movie to their advantage. every attack they've had this weekend, they blame it had on the movie including that attack at cam
Sep 23, 2012 3:30pm PDT
are ones perpetrated by afghan forces who have been trained by u.s. and nato forces. in other words, our allies in afghanistan are turning their fire on the american force who trained them. 51 deaths from insider attacks have occurred this year alone. an increase from 35 last year. on sunday, september 16, four u.s. soldiers were lured and then killed by afghan police, supposedly on our side. on friday, one week ago, a particularly audacious attack occurred at camp bastion, a major air base in hellman province. afghan militants scaled the perimeter of the heavily guarded facility and killed two u.s. marines. harrier jets were also destroyed. in response to these ongoing assaults, the u.s. military has suspended most side by side nato/afghan field operations, like joint patrols. quote, it will apply only until the threat level returns to a tolerable level. unquote. so says u.s. colonel and senior nato spokesman tom collins. the u.s. has been fighting in afghanistan since october 2001. 11 years. as of this past wednesday, 1,994 u.s. troops have died in afghanistan. 17,619 u.s. troops have
Sep 5, 2012 12:00pm CDT
coastlines of panama, nicaragua and costa rica. two nato personnel were killed today in a helicopter crash in afghanistan. nato says the cause of the crash is still under investigation. it happened in the logar province.. an area south of kabul that's largely under taliban control. the taliban quickly claimed responsibility. earlier today.. nato's international security assistance force announced a taliban leader wanted for a truck bombing at a nato base was killed in an air strike tuesday. mideast leaders will meet to talk about what can be done to end syria's civil war. close to 30,000 people have been killed .. including 2200 children. president bashar al-assad has tried to bring down the uprising with military strikes but neither side appears to have gained the upper hand. egpyt's new president says the syrian government should resign. egypt ... turkey ... saudi arabia and iran will meet to discuss the syrian crisis. secretary of state hillary clinton discussed syria with chinese leaders in beijing yesterday but couldn't come up with an agreement on how to end the crisis. united contin
Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm CDT
of silence in his honor. no word on the exact cause of death yet. two nato coalition members were killed in a deadly attack in afghanistan. it happened earlier today in the logar province, in the eastern part of the country. a french news agency reports nato troops were defusing a bomb on the side of the road, when a suicide bomber detonated himself near them. the convoy then came under fire from militants. nato has not identified which country the slain troops are from. so far this year 285 nato service members have been killed in afghanistan. officials from state-run television in syria say one of their journalists was killed and another wounded during an attack by rebel forces today. "the syrian free army" attacked the building in damascus... which housed the office of the joint chiefs of staff. no military injuries were reported. in new york yesterday... the u- n security council drafted a resolution calling for syrian president bashar al-assad to step down. the resolution stops short of supporting military intervention or economic sanctions. iranian president, mahmoud ahmadinejad,
Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to nato for their aid. that being said, all of them want to see their government disarm with these gangs that are roaming about with basically pure impunity. some of these gangs are remnants of the revolutionary forces that were established during the fighting that took place that has been robust to lay down their weapons for a variety of reasons. some are more extremists and they emerge from these evolution nary forces. this brings to light the sinister -- but outside of the authority of the government itself. the realization here very much that this is not the path they want the nation to go on, the government must prove itself to the people by bringing these individuals to justice, by taking these weapons off the street but, again, wolf, not a lot of space at this point that the government is going to be able to accomplish that. >> arwa damon on the scene for for in benghazi. please be careful over there. ben wedeman is in cairo right now. they are getting ready for friday morning prayers. ben, set the scene for us. what's going on right now? >> reporter: well, it is 3:00 in the morni
Sep 16, 2012 3:00pm PDT
that afghan forces turned their weapons on meamerican troops an killed them. >> nato sources say the attackers who stormed the u.s. and british base were wearing american military uniforms. it was a tactic that militants very rarely used. two marines were killed and several carrier jets were destroyed. all but one of the attackers was killed. that happened at the base where britain's prince harry was deployed. cnn has talked to one of these killers. one of our reporters met a man in afghanistan who admits he shot american soldiers to death dressed as a policeman. his words will chill you to the bone. >> reporter: they took off their body armor and put their weapons down. at that moment i thought it was the right time, so i took my gun and shot them. >> that voice you heard was cnn anna koran. >>> they used tear gas to keep back demonstrators. they threw rocks at police as officers fired shots into the air. several protestors were injured but the building was not damaged. stirp ran is confirming it had several forces acting as advisers in war-torn syria. they report that iran has been giving ad
Sep 18, 2012 9:00am PDT
over that film, plus increased attacks on nato troop business local afghans prompted nato to stop some joint operations with afghans. i talked earlier to a spokesman for the nato-led international security assistance force. >> basically, we have a situation here where we have heightened public tension over the events of the last couple of weeks. so we've made a call here, prudent call, we think, in a temporary one to basically reduce exposure of some forces operating in the field. we're not backing away from our afghan partner or the training mission. this is a temporary move that we hope to return to full operations here shortly. >> anna coren joins us from kabul live. he couldn't say when the conditions would be right for the temporary lifting of cooperation to start. i want to talk about this. how this decision to stop some joint operations with the afghans could impact the fight on the ground. this has been a central part of the strategy to partner on the ground in the field, et cetera. >> reporter: sure, michael. this has been the cornerstone, the foundation of this whole mission
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Sep 18, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. those attacks are when afghan forces turn their guns on the nato allies. according to the reporting of the associated press it has happened 36 times this year leaving 51 troops dead, most of them, according to the ap, americans, more attacks in the last two years, combined..s. tro longer work, side by side with afghan forces and that could, according to analysts, throw a wrench in plans to train the afghans to take over the fighting. today, the white house said that the shift will not change the timeline for withdrawal. >> the president's policy of gradually turning over security to afghan forces, continues. that is part of a broader strategy that will result in more american troops coming home and afghans taking more and greater responsibility. >>shepard: british lawmakers are saying this threatens to "blow a hole," in nato's exit strategy. jennifer is live at the pentagon. which joint operations are suspended? are they suspended indefinitely or until when, exactly? >>reporter: they are not saying until when. it is temporary. the kind of operations are where two or three afghan are
Sep 5, 2012 2:30pm PDT
increasingly shaky after newspaper revealed that germany has since bowed to nato demands to leave the nuclear weapons in place. >> the revelations but the government on the defense of, especially since german fighter planes are now being refitted to carry the nuclear deterrent. >> this lush countryside in the far west of germany is thought to conceal the deadliest of threats. experts say the air force base could be home to 20 nuclear warheads. that is a problem for the foreign minister, who has lobbied against the knicks since his party joined the government coalition in 2009 -- lobbied against the nukes. his ministry admits it has had to lower expectations. >> no one in the governor, not least the foreign minister, thought it would be an easy task. weapons control and reduction is, after all, a tough business. >> nato could conceivably call on tornado jets to fire off the nuclear missiles, so germany now finds itself having to modernize the planes instead of making the country nuclear-free. >> we have the latest from the paralympics in one moment. >> but first, stories from around the world.
Sep 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
belonging to the nato-led forces, and killing personnel inside. recent weeks have seen intensified violence across afghanistan. on saturday, a teenager blew himself up near the headquarters of nato-led forces in kabul, killing six civilians, including children. that attack followed a suicide bombing of a funeral which killed at least 25. hundreds of thousands of afghan and foreign troops are working to fight insurgents, yet violence is now at its worse since the taliban were toppled by afghan and u.s. forces in 2001. >>> some areas in the north of thailand which were hit hard by last year's floods are under water again, following torrential rainfall. the government is apologizing to people affected by the situation. floodwaters averaging one meter in depth have continued for three days in central areas of the northern province. as of tuesday, leaks continue in the dikes that hold back the river that runs through the province's capital. officials have been working hard to repair the barriers in a bid to save the town's central business district. local authorities told nhk that the flood has
Sep 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
are cautioning their citizens to stay on alert for more protests and possible attacks. >>> nato-led forces have announced a dramatic change of tactics in afghanistan. it's in response to the insider attacks that left six more soldiers dead over the weekend. a total of 51 foreign soldiers have been killed so far this year by their afghan colleagues or militants dressed in afghan uniforms. joint operations have been cut as a result. but that leaves questions over how afghan forces will take over responsibility for their country's security. nhk world's hideki yui reports from kabul. >> reporter: international forces in afghanistan announced on tuesday a major reduction in joint training at military operations with afghan forces. operations with small and medium sized units would basically be stopped, although they may be aproou approved on a case-by-case basis. only the operations of more than 650 soldiers will continue. the afghan defense ministry said earlier this month that hundreds of afghan troops are being dismissed or taken into custody as it steps up efforts to counter inside attacks. comm
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